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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)

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Correspondence

Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items

Literary manuscripts and typescripts

Editorial matter

Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for

Miscellany



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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967 | MSS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1811-1967

ID: MSS/MSS/002

Primary Creator: Adler, Ija (1888-1968)

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.

Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Go ble, 1919-1967, 57 items.

Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson, others, 46 items; 2/2, correspondence, 1919-1925, among Oscar and Gene Derwood Williams, Rhythmus editors and associates Jack Brady, Gustav Davidson, J.Nolan Vincent of the journal Parnassus, and contributors, including Hilda Aldington, Harold Monro, Babette Deutsch, Witter Bynner, Richard Aldington, Faith Baldwin, Maxwell Bodenheim, Louise Bogan, others, 44 items; 2/3, correspondence concerning Robert Nathan books, 9 items; 2/4, correspondence, other material relating to bookplate exchanges, largely directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, 1947 to 1951, 191 items.

Series 3, Literary manuscripts, including one or more items by Mary Mapes Dodge, Eugene Field, Hugh Fisher, James J. Hissey, Isaac Myer, 17 items; 3/1, items either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, 11 items.

Series 4, editorial matter, including proofs of work by Henry Miller and Mary Britton Miller (pseud. Isabel Bolton), 3 items. Series 5, Notebooks, miscellaneous manuscripts, including four personal notebooks of Ija Adler, a commonplace book, 1860, compiler unknown, catalog of books of Alfred J. Cox, manuscript notebook of James Stephens containing an essay published in Irish Statesman as Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse, Theatrum poetarum, unidentified compiler, with manuscript pages laid in, a group of sermons by M. l'abbé Bouguillon, Sainte-Roch, c. 1811-1834, in French, a Spanish manuscript dated 1653, 96 items.

Series 6, Miscellany, including photographs of Norman Douglas and family, photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner and Rex Stout, reviews of The mint [journal] by T.E. Lawrence, clippings, 39 items.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open.

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


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Series 5: Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted forAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Checklists of author, no dateAdd to your cart.
Probably the property of Ija Adler.Typescript, typescript carbon copy with clippings laid in. Bound in black ring binder. 259 pages.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Bookstore suggestions for a bookmans manual, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Containingnotes for advertising, supplies, etc. Auto. entries on lined notepaper, 1 item.
Folder 93: Addresses of book dealers, suppliers, wantlists, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Typescript entries on lined and unline notepaper, with autograph revision, 1 item.
Folder 94: Moving data: 1616 Mohawk Street, Chicago 14, Illinois to Oakdale Street, no dateAdd to your cart.
In spiral and ring binders. Autograph entries on lined notepaper, 1 item.
Folder 95: Commonplace book, 1860Add to your cart.
Title page reads, This token of friendship is presented to Celia in the year 1860... Compiler unknown. Autograph entries. Two poems clipped from newspapers laid in. Red leather boards, gold stamped, 4 1/4 × 6 1/2, 90 pages.
Folder 96: French, Edwin Davis: Notebook, no dateAdd to your cart.
Notebook containing list of book-plates owned by French. Spiral notebook, 43 pages.
Folder 97: Stephens, James: Notebook, 1914: October 20-1923: August 16Add to your cart.
Auto. notebook in two parts. Part one contains notes on Bergson's Dreams, Welsh poems and ballads by George Borrow, other. Part two contains an interview signed James Esse, titled The return of the hero, by Michael Ireland. Heavily revised, 7 pages. (Pyle bibliography: Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse. Irish Statesman, [sic] Signature with address on first page. Notebook with blue paper covers, 39 pages.
Folder 98: Theatrum poetarum, no dateAdd to your cart.
Unidentified printed volume, probably late 18th Century, giving sketches of English poets. No title page, text begins with page 143. Pages interleaved in a volume of blank leaves, with autograph notes on the text added. One lose leaf from another volume. Table of contents at the end, 218 pages.
Folder 99: Los logares del comun de la villa de Caracena, 1653Add to your cart.
Autograph document written in Spanish on vellum. Concerning the disposition of land taxes in the reign of Philip IV, 24 pages.
Folder 100: Cox, Alfred J.: Catalogue of books, no dateAdd to your cart.
Catalogue of books in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 568 pages of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather, 569 pages.
Folder 101: Cox, Alfred J.: List of plays, no dateAdd to your cart.

List of plays in the private collection of Alfred J. Cox. Printed title page followed by 218 pp. of auto. entries at intervals throughout. Bound in black leather, 219 pages.

The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved in the same box with the two catalogs.

Folder 102: Cox, Alfred J.: Index of books, no dateAdd to your cart.

A file box of index cards containing bibliographic information on books. Arranged alphabetically by title. Typescript entries, 1 item.

The two catalogs of Alfred J. Cox were microfilmed for the use of a researcher. The filming was done at the Library of Congress which has retained a copy of the film for its collection. Washington University also received a copy of the film and it is shelved next to the two catalogs.

Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé to le Cardinal de Périgard, 1818: March 29Add to your cart.
Written onthe back of a broadside, autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Folder 103: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons numbered 1-8, 10-19 and 21-24. Autograph drafts in French, often written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 22 items, 262 pages.
Folder 104: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons numbered 25-47. Auto. drafts in French oftenwritten on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 23 items, 234 pages.
Folder 105: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, 1812-1814Add to your cart.
Autograph drafts in French often Written on the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 15 items, 141 pages.
Folder 106: Bouguillon, M. l'abbé, Saint-Roch: Sermons, no dateAdd to your cart.
Sermons, unnumbered, Auto. drafts in French often writtenon the backs of broadsides. Pages sewn together, 8 items, 97 pages.
Folder 107: Miscellaneous items in Latin, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph drafts, 7 items, 17 pages.
Folder 108: Miscellaneous items in French, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph drafts, 7 items, 17 pages.
Folder 109: Bruchet, M. l'abbé, Saint-Etienne, ed, 1825Add to your cart.
Relation de la mission. An account of French missionary activity. Printed text in French, 1 item, 39 pages.

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